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Information for Competitors

The competition facilities are natural turf sports fields surrounded by a variety of outdoor trails.  These are easily within reach of Joensuu’s city center.

There are multiple courses for all sizes on every competition day.  Official races are held for both agility and jumps classes. For gambler and snooker games classes, some unofficial courses for beginners will be available in addition official races. On Sunday competitions will be held to decide the Finnish Open Champions as well as the Finnish GAMES Champions.

Quick Links for Competitors

Finnish GAMES Championships participation requirements (in Finnish)

Rising to the top: how to participate in the Finnish Open Championships finals (in Finnish)

Race facilities (in Finnish)

Registration

The registration fees per race are as follows:

11 € early registration (on or before 27 June 2018)

18€ (from 28 June to 2 July 2018)

Registration closes July 2 2018. Gift cards may not be used as payment for AgiRåkki registration. Registration can be done either through the Finnish Agility Association’s race and results system, or by mail until 29 June 2018 to:

For Friday and Sunday races:
Saija Jänkävaara
Uuhenkuja 15
80140 Joensuu
Finland

For Saturday races:
Veera Pyy
Kaislakatu 7
80130 Joensuu
Finland

Official Races

Friday
A Agility class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
B Jumping class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
+ SNOOKER D-class

Saturday
D Agility class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
E Agility class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
F Agility class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
+ GAMBLERS A-class

Sunday
G Agility class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
H Jumping class: Novice (1°), Intermediate (2°), Masters (3°)
+ GAMES Championships
+ Finnish Open Championships

Qualifying for the Open Finnish Championships
Top teams from all official races will be selected to qualify for the Finnish Open Championships as follows:
Masters division: first, second and third place teams from each size class qualify
Novice and Beginners divisions: first place teams from each size class qualify
GAMES classes
Registration for Gambler and Snooker classes is open in Finnish Agility Association’s race and results system
Judges
Katariina Virkkala, Vesa Siivonen, Anne Huittinen, Harri Huittinen

GAMES Championships: Sarah Mairs, Canada

Introduction to judges Anne and Harri Huittinen (in Finnish)

Introduction to judge  Sarah Mairs

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